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JOB ALERT: Vacancies At Adeseun Ogundoyin Polytechnic (SEE HOW TO APPLY)

ADESEUN OGUNDOYIN POLYTECHNIC, ERUWA (AOPE), previously a satellite Campus of The Polytechnic, Ibadan since 1981, became an autonomous institution in 2014. It runs 35 recognized National and Higher National Diploma (ND and HND) programmes in 20 Academic Departments and Four (04) Directorates spread across Four (04) Faculties.

Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the vacant posts of RECTOR, REGISTRAR, POLYTECHNIC LIBRARIAN AND BURSAR of Adeseun Ogundoyin Polytechnic, Eruwa (AOPE), Oyo State.


The Rector is the Chief Academic, Administrative and Accounting Officer of the Polytechnic and he/she exercises authority over both staff and students. The Rector is a member of the Governing Council and the Chairman of Academic Board, Congregation and Appointments and Promotions Committee. Subject to the general control and superintendence of the Governing Council, he/she is also responsible for discipline in the Polytechnic. In addition to proven management and leadership experience, the person desiring to be the Rector of Adeseun Ogundoyin Polytechnic must have a demonstrable passion for academic endeavours and be credible to the academic community.


Interested candidates for the post should possess the following qualifications:
Must be a Chief Lecturer or equivalent with doctorate degree in any of the following disciplines: Agriculture, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Technology, Natural Sciences, and Management Sciences with at least Eighteen (18) years graduate/professional and administrative experience, not less than five of which must be at the level of Chief Lecturer in a Polytechnic or an institution of comparable status. Additional qualification (s) will be added advantage.

In addition, the candidate must:
ii. have demonstrable ability to offer academic and administrative leadership as well as the ability to effectively discharge the duties and responsibilities of the office of the Rector;
iii. show evidence of scholarly publications in reputable national and international peer-reviewed journals;
iv. belong to relevant professional body / bodies in Nigeria;
v. be capable of developing initiative and vision with the capacity to sustain the accelerated pace of development of the Polytechnic even under financial and other challenging constraints;
vi. be a fair-minded and dynamic individual with an impeccable reputation;
vii. be a person who will not pursue racial, ethnic, gender, political, religious or other sectional interests;
viii. be proficient in the use of Information and Communication Technologies;


The Registrar is a Principal Officer and Administrative Officer of the Polytechnic and Secretary to the Governing Council, Academic Board, Congregation, Convocation and other Statutory Committees that may be put in place. He/she is responsible to the Rector for the day-today administration of the Polytechnic.


The prospective candidate is expected to possess the following academic and professional qualifications and personal qualities:
i. A good honours degree with a minimum of Second Class Honours from a recognized University. Master’s degree will be an added advantage
ii. Not below the rank of a Deputy Registrar in a higher education institution with at least Seventeen (17) years post-qualification cognate experience at least 12 of which must be in the Registry of a higher education institution,
Excellent managerial, interpersonal communication, organizational and planning skills,
iv. Belong to relevant professional body/bodies in Nigeria,
v. The candidate must be a person of proven integrity, intellectually sound, professionally skillful, and knowledgeable in the management of the Nigerian Higher Education system,
vi. The candidate must be a person who will not exhibit racial, ethnic, political, religious or other sectional sentiments in the discharge of his/her duties,
vii. Must be proficient in the use of Information and Communication Technologies;


Job Description

The Polytechnic Librarian is a Principal Officer of the Polytechnic and reports to the Rector for the day-to-day administration of the Polytechnic Library and coordination of Library services. He/she is the administrative and academic Head of the Library.


Prospective candidates for the post of the Polytechnic Librarian must
be a serving Deputy Librarian or its equivalent with good Honours and Master’s Degrees in Library Science/Library and Information Science. Possession of a Doctorate Degree in Library Science/Library and Information Science or related disciplines will be an added advantage;
ii. have at least 17 years post-qualification cognate experience, preferably in a tertiary institution;
iii. have a good number of scholarly publications in reputable peer-reviewed local and international journals;
iv. be proficient in the use of Information and Communication Technologies in particular Library Management Software (LMS) and automation;
v. possess excellent managerial, interpersonal communication, organizational and planning skills
vi. be registered with the Librarian Registration Council of Nigeria (LRCN);


The Bursar is a Principal Officer of the Polytechnic. He/she is the Chief Financial Officer of the Polytechnic and responsible to the Rector for the day-to-day administration and control of the Financial Affairs of the Polytechnic.


The Candidate for the position of Bursar must
i. be a holder of a good honours degree in Accounting from a recognized Higher Education institution, with at least 17 years post qualification cognate experience or Master’s Degree with at least 15 years accounting experience preferably in a Higher Education institution;
ii. be a serving Chief Accountant in a Polytechnic or similar cognate institution;
iii. resourceful and conversant with current Federal/State Government Financial Rules and Regulations;
iv. be a member of any of the nationally-recognized accounting bodies: ICAN, ANAN, ACCA or any recognized equivalent;
v. be honest, accountable, transparent and capable of providing sound leadership in financial management and administration with high sense of integrity;
vi. be proficient in the use of Information and Communication Technologies in relation to financial management;


i. The appointment (Rector, Registrar, Polytechnic Librarian and Bursar) is for a single non-renewable term of Five (5) years.
The salary and other conditions of service attached to the posts are as applicable in similar or other Tertiary Institutions in Oyo State as may be reviewed from time to time by the Governing Council.


Applicants are to attach to their applications, Thirty (30) copies of their Curriculum Vitae (C.V.) and a detailed statement of their vision and mission as part of the application document giving details in the following order:
i. Full Names with Surname in capital
ii. Present Employment, Status and Salary
iii. Date and Place of Birth
iv. State of Origin, Senatorial District and Local Government Area
v. Nationality
vi. Marital Status
vii. Name of Spouse
viii. Number, Names and ages of children
ix. Current Postal and Contact Address including telephone number and e-mail address
x. Educational Institutions attended with dates
xi. Academic and Professional Qualifications obtained with dates
xii. Academic and Professional Honours and Distinctions/Commendations with Dates
xiii. Membership of Professional Bodies/Associations
xiv. Work Experience in chronological orders indicating posts and dates (most recent first)
xv. Academic/Scholarly Publications, Patents, Inventions, Exhibitions
xvi. Conferences attended and papers presented with dates (if any);
xvii. Other Co-Curricular activities outside current employment;
xviii. Names and addresses of Three (3) Referees (from Employer, Educational and Personal);
xix. Normal Signature and Date.

Applicants are required to
• produce originals of their certificates and other relevant credentials for sighting if invited for interview (photocopies will not be accepted);
• present certificate of physical and mental health well-being from a Government tertiary Hospital;
• support every claim on the CV with documentary evidence, where applicable; and
• request their nominated Referees to forward on their behalf confidential reports directly to Council Affairs and General Administration Secretary, with scanned version of the signed copy of the report sent to aogundoyinpolyeruwa21@gmail.com

Applications are to be submitted in a sealed envelope and marked “APPLICATION FOR THE POST OF —— at the Top left hand corner addressed to:

P.M.B. 1015,

All hard copies of applications are to reach the office of the Registrar not later than Six (6) weeks from the date of this publication. All documents in the application package should also be scanned as a single PDF document and sent as email attachment to aogundoyinpolyeruwa21@gmail.com


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